ACORN® Insight

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ACORN partners with Petro-Canada Lubricants to enhance productivity in every industry

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd is proud to announce its new partnership with Petro-Canada Lubricants to distribute their range of over 350 specialist lubrication products, including lubricants, greases and speciality fluids.

Petro-Canada Beverage Industry

Overcoming lubrication challenges in the food & beverage industry

36% of bearing failures are due to poor lubrication practices, something that can be difficult to to maintain in the harsh environment of the food & beverage industry.

Grease is the word: Five steps to effective lubrication

Clive Simkins, our Bearings and Maintenance Product Manager, has put together his top five steps to effective lubrication, to help you to reduce your risk of premature bearing failure due to lubrication issues.

Do you feel chained to your lubrication schedule?

Lubrication is an important aspect of any moving component, reducing friction and wear between parts, and helping to seal against contamination. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t feel like a chore sometimes, especially if the parts needing lubrication are difficult to access.

Bearing Damage

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Bearings

There is no denying that bearings are under a lot of stress. This stress causes wear, eventually leading to bearing failure. But is this inevitable? Or is there a way to make bearings last longer?

SKF TIH Bearing Heater

Don’t Wind Up With Damage: Fitting Tools For The Rewinders Industry

With up to 16% of premature bearing failures attributed to incorrect mounting methods, it’s clear that getting the mounting and dismounting of bearings right is key to achieving the maximum service life of your components. When the right tools are used, mounting and dismounting bearings correctly is be easy.

Why should you rely on ROCOL FOODLUBE® to keep your products safe?

In the Food & Beverage industry, ensuring products are safe and free from contaminants is paramount. However, when it comes to lubrication contact can be unavoidable, so find a lubricant that keeps your products safe and your plant complying with food safety standards.

Chain Lubrication for Farm Machinery

Chains are a vital transmission element when it comes to farm machinery. In order for them to perform to their maximum efficiency and last for longer, they must be maintained carefully. Automated lubrication...